Where to stay around Michigan City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 770 holiday lettings near Michigan City. From 516 houses to 144 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Michigan City is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Michigan City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Michigan City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sheridan Beach: 875 holiday lettings
  • Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets: 848 holiday lettings
  • Michigan City Station: 851 holiday lettings
  • Blue Chip Casino: 871 holiday lettings
  • Washington Park Zoo: 858 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Michigan City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Michigan City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 516 houses in Michigan City. Our other popular types of Michigan City holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 144 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Michigan City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 263 holiday homes with pool available in Michigan City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Michigan City, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    Unsurprisingly, Michigan City is located on the shores of the US ‘Great Lake’ of Lake Michigan, to the far north of the state of Indiana. The majority of visitors looking to spend their holidays in Michigan City will use the city as a base for exploring the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, a protected area popular amongst lovers of the ‘Great Outdoors’. These visitors will not need to ‘rough it’ whilst staying in Michigan City, however, as there is a good choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available here, mainly in the form of apartments, condos and villas, many enjoying spectacular views of the lake.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Michigan City, USA

    Most tourists spending their holidays in Michigan City will head to the nearby Indiana Dunes National Shoreline. Here walkers, hikers and cyclists can follow well defined trails through the National Park’s 15,000 acres of protected woodland, marshes and prairies. Here visitors can observe the region’s indigenous fauna and flora, to include white-tailed deer, raccoons, Canada geese and herons. Mount Baldy, a 123 foot ‘wandering’ sand dune which can move up to four feet every day, is perhaps one of the park’s best known landmarks. West Beach, the region’s longest expanse of lakeside sands, is popular amongst water sports enthusiasts.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Michigan City, USA

    Visitors spending their holidays in Michigan City who tire of the peace and tranquillity of the Indiana Dunes National Shoreline may wish to head just 50 miles to the west and enjoy the many attractions and amenities of Chicago, the USA’s third largest city. The so-called ‘Windy City’ boasts a wealth of cultural places of interest, to include the Chicago Cultural Centre, Art Institute of Chicago and Du Sable Museum of African American History. Visitors with a hankering for a spot of retail therapy may wish to head to Michigan Avenue, one of the longest shopping streets in the USA. Other must-see landmarks and attractions include Navy Pier and Willis Tower, which was formerly known as Sears Tower, once the World’s tallest building.

    Weather in Michigan City, USA

    The ‘Great Lakes’ region of the USA has a typically humid, continental climate. Summers are warm and mainly dry, with temperatures frequently reaching the mid-thirties degrees Celsius. Visitors spending their holidays in Michigan City in the winter months, however, will find that temperatures can often stay below zero degrees Celsius. The city receives an average annual rainfall of around 28 inches, which will frequently fall as snow in the winter months.

    Travel to Michigan City, USA

    Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Michigan City will discover that Chicago-O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is just a short drive away. American Airlines, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic operate regular trans-Atlantic flights to this busy airport from the UK, departing from London Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester (MAN).

    Activities and attractions in Michigan City

    Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Michigan City a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Washington Park Zoo (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Whittaker Woods Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
    • Legacy Hills Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in Michigan City

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Michigan City

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Michigan City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Indiana Dunes State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
    • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
    • New Buffalo Public Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
    • Galien River County Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Townline Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
    • Marquette Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)